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Katherine Feser

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Fortune 500: Oil prices take slight toll on rankings for Houston companies

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Some Houston-based oil and gas companies saw their rankings slip this year after months of low commodities prices hammered the industry.
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Energy companies dominate Houston’s Fortune 500 members

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All but three of the 26 Houston companies on latest Fortune 500 list are in the energy business.
Construction of Anadarko Petroleum's headquarters in May 2013.

Anadarko crowns new tower at headquarters (photos)

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Anadarko has hoisted a red oak tree atop the 31-story tower that will be the hallmark of its heaquarters in The Woodlands, in a “topping out” ceremony signaling the building has reached its final height.
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Energy companies rank among nation’s best workplaces

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Three companies headquartered in the Houston-area have been listed in the nation’s Top 10 places to work.
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Local stock index roars to quarterly gain

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The Bloomberg Houston Chronicle 150 index outperformed some other major stock indexes in the third quarter, with more than three-fourths of the companies showing gains.
Categories: Finance/Earnings
Andrew Gould, chairman of Schlumberger (Steve Campbell / Houston Chronicle)

Schlumberger’s Gould to take top post at BG Group next year

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Andrew Gould, chairman of oilfield service giant Schlumberger, will become chairman of BG Group next year, the British gas firm announced in a press release today.
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Gas prices dip to $3.23 a gallon

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Gasoline prices changed course this week, falling 3 cents to an average of $3.23 per gallon of regular grade fuel in Houston, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.
Categories: General
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Eni ups estimate of giant Mozambique gas find

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Eni announces that the discovery of gas made in the exploratory prospectus of Mamba South 1, Area 4 offshore Mozambique, is about 50% larger than what announced by the company on October 20th.
John Everett / Houston Chronicle file

U.S. rig count drops by 10 to 2,013

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The U.S. rig count declined by 10 to 2,013 this week, Baker Hughes reported Friday. The rig count is up by 344 over a year ago.
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Gas prices up 8 cents

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Drivers are paying more at the pump again, as gas prices rose a second week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.
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